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Generally regarded as spurious, and attributed to the compiler W.D. Mahan. Cf. James, M.R. Apocryphal New Testament, Oxford, 1924, p. 90; Goodspeed, E.J. Strange new gospels, Chicago, 1961, chap. 5
How these records were discovered -- A short sketch of the Talmuds -- Constantine's letter in regard to having fifty copies of the Scriptures written and bound -- Jonathan's interview with the Bethlehem shepherds -- Gamaliel's interview with Joseph and Mary and others concerning Jesus -- Report of Caiaphas to the Sanhedrim concerning the execution of Jesus -- Report of Caiaphas to the Sanhedrim concerning the resurrection of Jesus -- Vallenus's notes -- Herod Antipater's defence before the Roman Senate in regard to his conduct at Bethlehem -- Herod Antipas's defence before the Roman Senate in regard to the execution of John the Baptist -- The Hillel letters regarding God's providence to the Jews
Generally regarded as spurious. cf. M. R. James, Apocryphal New Testament, Oxford, 1924, p. 90, and Goodspeed, E. J. Strange new gospels, Chicago, 1931, chapter V.